Have a night where each person brings someone that they look up to. Spend time sharing about how they met, why they brought them, etc. You can still do a [...]
This may seem a bit ridiculous but imagine one of your students meeting having dinner with someone they are interested in dating and "ruining it" because they lack good manners [...]
This is a great way to get to know each other a little more by connecting with their memory and experience within their family. Spend time sharing experiences and memories [...]
These types of questions can be found online very easily. Would You Rather questions often generate some good simple discussion and give opportunity to see a more human side of [...]
Our baptism day is our birthday in the Church. Have all of the youth research the day they were baptized and find simple ways to celebrate each time someone has [...]
Understand diocesan and parish Safe Environment & Liability requirements and best practices. (#0016)Eric Gallagher2019-04-15T16:38:06-05:00
In order to serve most freely we must understand the boundaries in place that are there to protect and guide us and the young people involved. Every parish and/or diocese [...]
Pick a special place that you meet at only when it is the birthday week of someone in your group. (#0024)Eric Gallagher2019-04-14T13:24:41-05:00
Draw names and have each member be responsible for the “celebration” of a person’s birthday. (#0023)Eric Gallagher2019-04-14T12:11:32-05:00
Determine what you will do every time a member of your group has a birthday. See ideas for Birthday Traditions.
Begin each meeting by having everyone share something that they’ve recently noticed in their life as a blessing from God as well as something that is more of challenge.
Once you’ve discerned to purpose of the group and at least the initial expectations, take the time to personally invite every person that you feel should be a part of [...]
Before establishing a small group, have an idea of the purpose of the small group and the commitment that will be involved. (#0006)Eric Gallagher2019-04-14T11:37:40-05:00
It is best when someone is invited into a group and you’ll get the best “results” if you are clear in what it is you are proposing to them.
This is not a signup but instead is a place to express interest in a small group. Ideally this would be set up through an online form, by contacting a [...]
Take some time to learn a little about the rosary, and learn how to pray it. Commit to praying it throughout this next week on your own. Here's a link [...]
This could be two dads and their sons along with some of their friends. It could be a group of young people involved in youth group that are looking for [...]